World News Posts

By Erin Mizraki

Nation
Jul 7, 2014 6:34pm

Mystery Deepens in Case of Missing Pregnant Woman Erin Corwin

Authorities today continued their search for 19-year old Erin Corwin, who went missing at Joshua Tree National Park on June 28, amid speculation about the circumstances of her mysterious disappearance. The mother of Erin’s Marine husband Jonathan Corwin said she’s particularity concerned about the  attention that has focused on… Read More »

Technology Review
Jul 7, 2014 5:56pm

Don’t Ditch Your Broken Smartphone, Fix It: ‘Real Money’ Tells You How

From spills to cracked screens, damage to a cellphone can be costly. ABC News recently put a few popular cellphone cases to the test but what do you do when your cell phone case fails? Related: How good is your cellphone case? Related: How to… Read More »

By Scott Wilson

Legal
Jul 7, 2014 5:00pm

Federal Judge Tells Supreme Court to ‘STFU’

U.S. federal Judge Richard Kopf declared Monday he thinks it’s time for the Supreme Court to “STFU.” Kopf made his pronouncement in a rather colorful blog post regarding the Supreme Court’s recent decision Burwell v. Hobby Lobby. Kopf was appointed as a federal district judge… Read More »

The Note
Jul 7, 2014 4:56pm

Hillary Clinton Says She Had ‘Obligation’ to Defend Accused Rapist

Hillary Clinton has responded for the first time to recent criticism of her successful 1975 legal defense of an accused rapist, telling a British website that she was “appointed” to the case against her will and that ultimately she was just doing her “professional duty”… Read More »

Nation
Jul 7, 2014 3:44pm

From Shelter to K9 Unit: Group Gives Dogs Second Chance and a Duty

In cities across the US, police dogs working the crime beat have usually been purebreds, trained in Europe, at a cost of tens of thousands of dollars for police departments. But trainer Brad Croft in San Antonio, Texas, has shown that law enforcement can get… Read More »

The Note
Jul 7, 2014 3:35pm

Reports of 60 Escaped Nigerian Girls Are Accurate, US Says

U.S. officials say they believe reports that more than 60 girls who were kidnapped by the Nigerian terror group Boko Haram have escaped are accurate. The girls were kidnapped last month from the Northern Nigeria area of Borno State. A State Department official said the… Read More »

The Note
Jul 7, 2014 1:43pm

American President’s Steamy Affair Resurrected

Better late than never — one of history’s weakest American presidents is finally getting the opportunity to stir up a steamy legacy for himself, nearly a century after his death. Love letters written by President Warren G. Harding to his mistress, Carrie Fulton Phillips, will… Read More »

The Note
Jul 7, 2014 12:41pm

World Cup America? Why a Senator Cites ‘Fairness’ to Strip Qatar of 2022 Contest

With this year’s World Cup sparking renewed interest in soccer in the United States, a push is brewing to get another World Cup on U.S. soil – sooner rather than later. Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., has sent a letter to world soccer leaders calling on… Read More »

Companies Consumer Report
Jul 7, 2014 8:05am

Dialing Up Problems? Samsung’s Profits Plunge

  Morning Money Memo: One of the business world’s biggest success stories in recent years may be set for some unhappy chapters going forward. South Korea’s Samsung Electronics is facing a third straight decline in quarterly profits. While the company remains the world’s largest seller… Read More »

Celebrities
Jul 6, 2014 9:19am

Hillary Clinton Wants Meryl Streep to Play Her in a Movie About Her Life

There appears to be one choice for Hillary Clinton that is not a hard one: that is, which actress she would want to play her in a movie about her life. The former secretary of state, who is currently touring Europe promoting her new memoir,… Read More »